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Off-road vehicles prohibited on McLennan lakeshore trails

Tom Henihan Express Staff Work got underway recently paving the McLennan lakeshore trails and the Town of McLennan is asking people to respect the trails and be mindful of the many volunteer hours that went into building the walking trails…
Town of McLennan Council Notebook – September 10, 2018

Tom Henihan Express Staff Physician House Council approved to proceed with the purchase of a physician house in partnership with the MD of Smoky River, Village of Girouxville and the Village of Donnelly. ATCO Gas – 2019 Franchise Fee Council…
M.D. council approves fire truck purchase

Mac Olsen Express Staff During their meeting on Sept. 12, the council for the M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 approved the purchase of a new fire truck in the amount of $667,082.50. E-One Emergency Vehicles and Rescue Trucks in…
Summary of August 20, 2018 Regular Meeting

CAO Rita Maure Village of Donnelly Senior’s Award Recipient Club des Pionniers MLA Marg McCuaig-Boyd will present to the Club des Pionniers a Senior’s Award Certificate on September 13, 2018 at 2 pm at the Club. Council would like to…
McLennan Council Notebook – August 20, 2018

Tom Henihan Express Staff Fire Service Bylaw Council approved the new Fire Service Bylaw, which outlines the regulations for open-air fires, acceptable fire pits, fireworks etc. A copy will be available on the Town of McLennan website. Procedure and Committee…
Town of Falher Council Notebook August 13, 2018

Tom Henihan Express Staff Delegation MMSA – Municipal Planner Jan Sotocinal is a Municipal Planner with Mackenzie Municipal Services Agency (MMSA) with which the town of Falher is affiliated. Sotocinal spoke to council regarding planning and bylaws related to the…
Girouxville Council Notebook – August 15, 2018

Tom Henihan Express Staff Delegation Linda Duplessis from Peace Library System provided council an update on Peace Library activities, resources and operational dollars. Diane Chiasson –Economic Development presented to council the benefits of becoming a member of the Alberta Bilingual…
Village of Donnelly Council Meeting July 30, 2018

CAO Rita Maure Village of Donnelly Council held an open house to discuss with residents the Public Notification Bylaw. There were no residents that attended, and the public meeting was adjourned at 7:15 p.m. ATCO Red Flag Power Pole The…
M.D. awaits decision for disaster recovery compensation

Mac Olsen Express Staff The M.D. of Smoky River No. 130 continues to wait for a decision from the Alberta Government regarding its claim for compensation under a disaster recovery program. Kevin Cymbaluk, the Director of Operations for the M.D.,…
Town of McLennan Council Notebook – July 9, 2018

Tom Henihan Express Staff Peace Officers Senior peace officer Alan Bloom and peace officer Erica Thiessen attended the July 9 council meeting to outline “unsightly property enforcement” process and procedure. Road Improvements Council motioned to award the contract for the…